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native dave brubeck has died a day shy of his 92nd birthday. brubeck's groundbreaking signature sound first took off during his days at mills college in oakland. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman has a look back on his life and legacy. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: if dave brubeck was the high priest of west coast jazz and he surely was, this was his temple. a blackhawk nightclub corner of turk and ellis in the tenderloin. today the tender loin is -- the tenderloin. back in the day when dave brubeck held court, this place swung. >> the blackhawk was -- was in reality a dive. >> reporter: toby gleason remembers going to the blackhawk when he was 6 or 7 with his dad ralph and grew up hanging around with dave and other local jazz legends. >> it was dark. it was dingy and smoky. but it was a vibrant scene. >> reporter: a typical jazz club of the day, but dave brubeck was far from typical. for one thing, he was white and a fierce anti-segregationist. wouldn't play clubs where blacks weren't allowed. for another, he was classically trained went to graduate school at mills college. >> dave brubeck's
mourning the passing of dave brubeck. brubeck attained pop star acclaim with his album timeout, the first ever million selling kÑÑ0gó;vtv it included classic hit "take five" which you just heard. he was famous for playing in black jazz clubs during the height of segregation. dave brubeck died in connecticut one day short of his 92 birthday. >> with a a gift to all of use spencer christian had a chance to meet with him. >> great pleasure of seeing him perform several times. met him once, what a ja. just warm, accessible ask engaging. and a genius. >> yes. yes. >> absolutely. well, let's talk weather. things are beginning to calm down a bit. we're going to be drying out soon. a live view from our camera in emeryville looking at cloudy skies. not many locations receiving rainfall but we do have showers showing up down in parts of the south bay. there you can south of san jose and not far from gill roi. actually closer to morgan hill and san martin now. an area of light showers and away from populated areas so our rainfall system for now is winding don. we can see showers before the night
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news and sad news. jazz legend dave brubeck has died. as a pianist, he is known for stepping outside the traditional boundaries of jazz, bringing jazz really into the mainstream. he also is responsible for breaking many racial barriers. it was in the 1950s he played black jazz clubs in the deep south, played with charlie parker, duke ellington, you name it. he was, we understand from cnn entertainment, he was actually on his way to the hospital on wednesday, today, for regular exam. he was with his oldest son, and his son felt that something was wrong, called actually 911 from the car. brubeck was rushed to the emergency room. we are told that doctors could not keep his heart going. that he had heart failure and that he had passed away. brubeck lived in wilton, connecticut. he would have been 92 years old, and just some of the amazing things that he did in his career. he was able to set music to words of the old testament and as well as to the words of martin luther king injury. most recently took photographs of ansel adams, and let's just listen in. this is "take five." ♪ ♪ >> i
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